Rob DePaolo
With a focus on fine art and conceptual portrait photography, much of my iPhone photography draws upon my dark sense of humor and my love of surrealism and all things absurd. That being said, I also enjoy the spontaneity of unplanned work including street photography and other styles. While I do occasionally work in color, my true love is black and white photography as it places an even greater importance on the quality of light and texture in an image. Having originally been trained in film photography I bring much of that “manual” approach to my digital processing as well.

7 Essential iPhone Photography Accessories

While the iPhone allows you to take amazing photos with a simple tap of the screen, there are a whole range of accessories available to enhance your shooting experience. As you become more serious about your iPhone photography, you may want to add a few of these tools to your collection. In this article, you’ll discover the most essential iPhone camera accessories you’ll need to take your photography to the next level.

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How To Take Great Black & White iPhone Photos Using Hipstamatic & Oggl

Even if you’re new to iPhone photography, there’s a good chance that you’ve heard of the Hipstamatic app. It’s one of the most popular iPhone camera apps for capturing photos using a variety of different filter combinations. In this article you’ll discover some of the best Hipstamatic (and Oggl) lens and film combinations for taking fantastic black and white photos with your iPhone.

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10 Exposure Tips For Taking Better iPhone Photos

One of the easiest ways to improve your iPhone photos is to properly expose your image at the moment of capture. While you can always make adjustments to the exposure level afterwards, achieving a well-balanced exposure to start with will make things easier and typically yields better results. This tutorial explores 10 ways to achieve better exposures with your iPhone.

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10 Tips for Better Black and White iPhone Photography

Are you looking to try your hand at black and white (B&W) iPhoneography but don’t know where to start? Are you a B&W artist looking for new techniques to help you grow your monochromatic skills? This article offers a number of tips to help you improve your B&W photography whether you are just getting started or have been creating B&W images for some time.

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10 Tips for Taking Better Portraits With Your iPhone

One of the most popular subjects of photography is people (portraits). Therefore it is no surprise that many of us take photos of people with our iPhones as well. However, there can be a big difference between just taking a snapshot of someone and creating an artistic portrait. Read on for some ideas on how to move beyond simple snapshots of people and create high-quality portraits with nothing more than your iPhone.

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How to Create Depth of Field In iPhone Photography

One of the biggest drawbacks to the iPhone camera is the fact that it lacks the manual aperture control. The ability to manually set the aperture is essential when you want to control the depth of field in your photographs. In this article you’ll find out how the same effect can be achieved through the use of various photo editing apps and techniques.

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Using JPEG and TIFF File Formats in iPhone Photography

When you take a photo with your iPhone, the last thing that you probably think about is the format (file type) of the image you are capturing. Generally speaking, that is a good thing as you should be focused more on composition, lighting, etc. However, if you are starting to think of yourself as a serious mobile photographer, it is worth taking a few moments to consider the file format that you are using to store your photos.

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